Movies like PCU

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PCU (1994)
 6.6
 12K
PCU (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Nervous high school senior Tom Lawrence visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz and his housemates at The Pit. But Droz and his pals have rivals in nasty preppy Rand McPherson and the school's steely president. With their house threatened with expulsion, Droz and company decide to throw a raging party where the various factions will collide.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining, talky, melancholic, realistic, funny, idiotic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, hippie, friendship, college life, friends, love and romance, social differences, buddies, weekend, liberal, republican, party, university, college campus, mascot, beer keg, lone hero, militant, youth, politics, society, radical, administration, beer, chase ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, boston

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, melancholic and harsh films with plots about friends, buddies, youth, friendship, college, dialogue and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like PCU: Animal House (1978), Glory Daze (1995), Everybody Wants Some!! (2016), Trippin' (1999), Dead Man on Campus (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 106K
Animal House (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, not serious, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, rivalry, sex, rebelliousness, youth, chaos and mayhem, looking for sex, college freshman, party, probation, college campus, rebellion ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 3K
Glory Daze (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's punk rock meets Animal House in this campus comedy that stars Ben Affleck as Jack, a soon-to-be graduate who finds he's having a difficult time letting go of the college life -- and decides maybe he doesn't have to. Also ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friends, college, relationship vs career, graduation, teacher, party, student, adolescence vs adulthood, nightlife, looking for love, college life, student life ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, rivalry, college life, male friendship, buddies, sport team, friends, youth, friendship, baseball, friendship between men, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1980, 80s
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 1K
Trippin' (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Greg is near the end of his senior year in high school, wanting to go to the prom, eyeing Cinny (the school's beauty with brains) from afar, and regularly trippin', daydreaming about being a big success as a poet, a student, a lover. His ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, teenage life, youth, romance, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, college life, college, drug dealing, high school life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Dead Man on Campus (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh Miller is a studious and responsible pre-med student entering college as a freshman. His wild, hard-partying roommate Cooper Frederickson, on the other hand, is a spoiled rich kid who never studies and spends his time getting drunk and ogling ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: college, teen suicide, pot, nothing goes right, love and romance, crimes, disorder, buddies, partners, college life, youth, friends ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 69K
21 & Over (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brilliant student Jeff Chang has the most important interview of his life tomorrow. But today is still his birthday, what starts off as a casual celebration with friends evolves into a night of debauchery that risks to derail his life plan.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, dark humor, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friends, college, nothing goes right, youth, young people, college life, birthday, drugs/alcohol, buddies, plan gone awry, disorder, debauchery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 1.8
 17K
Pledge This! (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At popular South Beach University, filthy rich super-snob Victoria English is the absolute queen of leading Greek student club, Sigma Sigma. In order to achieve her crowning ambition, winning FHM Magazine's annual best sorority, she must ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, sexual
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: sorority, college, leadership, friendship, fish out of water, buddies, teenage love, college life, love and romance, partners, disorder, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, miami, france, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 117K
Accepted (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, student, college life, overnight success, unconventional method, youth, cons and scams, dishonesty, buddies, slacker, misfit partners, graduation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa, ohio, yale university, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.3
 269K
Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, neighbor neighbor relationship, stupidity, fraternity, youth, rivalry, farce, adolescence vs adulthood, plan gone awry, uninhibited rivalry, prank, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, year 1971
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Where's the Party Yaar? (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is based on Sunil Thakkar's own experiences running and throwing parties for the Music Masala radio station, and having to discriminate between "Fresh off the Boat" Indians and the more fashionable, hip, Americanized Indians. ...
Style: feel good, realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: party, misfit, society, lifestyle, urban, teaching the ways of the world, city life, parents and children, immigrants, love and romance, social misfits, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 6K
School Daze (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the South of the United States are taking place confrontations between two groups of students who have different ideas and are not able to accept the one of the oponent.
Style: realistic, biting, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, school, university, society, social differences, friends, r&b, youth, interracial relations, contests and competitions, college life, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 205K
Old School (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, college, party, college life, disorder, buddies, lifestyle, starting over, youth, student, student life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Denise Calls Up (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: answering machine, telephone, masturbation, friendship, self discovery, computers and web, love and romance, fall in love, romance, couple relations, buddies, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 12K
College (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A wild weekend is in store for three high school seniors who visit a local college campus as prospective freshmen.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: college, fraternity, frat party, college life, teenage life, couples, partners, buddies, disorder, youth, hidden identity, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nerd, vacation, farce, frame up, defector, college, friends, disorder, prank, underdog, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, campus, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, prank, student life, teenage life, disorder, friends, misfit, youth, rivalry, nerds, underdog, cheerleader ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
American Reunion (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The characters we met a little more than a decade ago are returning to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn’t and that time and distance can’t break the bonds ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: masturbation, friendship, sexual attraction, buddies, party, couple relations, sexual activity, reunion, strong sexual content, sexual exploration, high school reunion, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.4
 25K
Bio-Dome (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, environmentalism, biosphere, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, chaos, partners, disorder, buddies, goofy hero, nothing goes right, anti heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, campus, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 4.7
 351
Odd Jobs (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four students who work on different jobs during their vacations in summer are tired of doing the same thing every year. Therefore they decide to open up a moving company together and confront themselves with the former boss of one of them.
Style: offbeat, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, dishonesty, partners, buddies, workplace, college life, school, college, friendship, contests and competitions, siblings relations, friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Midnight Madness (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A genius grad student organizes an all-night treasure hunt in which five rival teams composed of colorful oddballs furiously match wits with one another while trying to locate and decipher various cryptic clues planted ingeniously around Los Angeles.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: college, rivalry, scavenger hunt, adventure, school, buddies, partners, disorder, teenage life, on the road, good versus evil, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Keeping Up with the Steins (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All hilarity breaks loose in this heartwarming coming-of-age comedy when three generations of Fiedlers collide in a crazy family reunion. As they prepare for the biggest Bar Mitzvah on the block, they begin to see that they're much more alike ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: rabbi, social differences, eccentric family, family life, couples, family gatherings, lifestyle, estrangement, parents and children, coming of age, party, clergy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 4K
Party Girl (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Although Mary has little income, she still finds ways to spend her nights at clubs. After being arrested for throwing an illegal rave, she asks her aunt Judy for bail money. Judy then finds Mary a job at her library so that Mary can repay her. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lebanese, party, library, librarian, godparent, disorder, couples, fall in love, twentysomething life, interracial relations, city life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 3K
Up the Creek (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life. Bob, Irwing, Gonzer and Max are the four losers forced and bribed to represent their university in an intercollegiate raft race. Forced and bribed into this role, they make ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, gag humor
Audience: teens
Plot: college, race, military school, drinking, cheerleader, ambition, college life, boat chase, friends, friendship, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, offbeat, humorous, clever ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, human nature, infidelity, getting along, friends, social relations, family relations, buddies, couples, manners, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
I'm Not Rappaport (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When he is threatened with retirement, Nat battles on his behalf. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, talky ...
Plot: friendship, partners, odd couple, aging, elderly, crimes, retiring, couples, father daughter relationship, lie, apartment building, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
How I Got Into College (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon's affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. Jessica fights off her parent's expectation of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, high school, school, romance, innocence lost, coming of age, ambition, lifestyle, high school life, teenage love, college life, university ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Kicking the Dog (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Twelve friends spend one last great summer together, partying and reminiscing, ultimately realizing they will soon go their separate ways in life
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, offbeat, sexy ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: college, friendship, party, dog, buddies, coming of age, friends, lifestyle, youth, partners, teenage life, nightlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 915
Hav Plenty (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lee Plenty is an almost broke would-be novelist and Havilland Savage is rich and very beautiful woman and his friend. When she invites him to her home for New Year's Eve, they start to build up a romance.
Style: witty, clever, realistic, captivating, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: social differences, screwball, unemployment, romance, society, lifestyle, best friends, opposites attract, writer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, new year ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Staten Island Summer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifeguard, coming of age, friendship, swimming, workplace, power relations, friends, buddies, youth, workplace situations, boss and employee, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 32K
The New Guy (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison has finally gotten lucky -- after purposely getting expelled, he takes lessons in 'badass cool' from a convict and enrolls at a new school. But can he keep up the ruse?
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, teenage love, teenagers, goofy hero, starting over, high school life, high school, cheerleading, misfit, buddies, romance, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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